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it in front of 40 million people. [ laughter ] >> obama: four years ago we went through the worst financial crisis since the great depression. millions of jobs were lost the auto industry was on the brink of collapse the financial system has frozen up and because of the resilience and determination of the american people we have begun to fight our way back. we have seen 5 million jobs in the private sector created. the auto industry has come roaring back and house has begun to rise. but we all know we still have a lot of work to do. so the question is not where we have been but where we're going. governor romney has a perspective that says if we cut taxes, skewed towards the wealthy and roll back regulations, that we'll be better off. i have a different view. i think we have got to invest in education and training. i think it's important for us to develop new sources of energy here in america. that we change our tax code to make sure we're helping small businesses and companies here in the united states, that we take some of the money we're saving as we wind down tw
's a documentary that examines president obama's early years for his alleged anti-capitalist beliefs. it has already earned nearly $33 million, which makes it the second-highest grossing documentary in history, behind michael moore's fahrenheit 9/11. a new tv movie is set to air on the national geographic channel just two days before the election. coming to us tonight from los angeles to discuss is alonso duralde. alonzo is author and film critic for "the wrap." thank you for being here. >> thanks for having me. >> jennifer: do you think the president obama is happy that this movie is coming out right before the election. >> well, i think anything that reminds people of one of his -- what has become one of his signature achievements of his first term it certainly can't hurt. >> jennifer: seal team six was produced by harvy weinstein who is an ardent obama supporter, but it is going to be aired ironically on fox. >> it may welcome down to a coincidence. i think it is the kind of thing that you can look at on the calendar and go hum. but so many of these things are so
problems in four year stretches. i think barack obama can proudly say look at what we accomplished these are the issues. we are on the cusp of making real progress in the next term. >> you talked about the big problem that we had a few years ago in the banking industry. i want to take you back to your previous life as attorney general of the new york. you know the story with torn general snyderman with j.p. morgan. what do you think about that case? >> eric deserves credit for bringing the case. he made the overarching argument that there was structural fraud going on at bear stearns then acquired we morgan chase. the case is a rehashing of allegations from other cases over time. my food is ok, so be it, but he has pulled it together into a more coherentar particular let format. made the case the federal government should have made many years back, the federal government was queasy, unwilling to do it. eric deserves credit for the fortitude of trying to say to the public we will hold them accountable individually and institutionally for the wrong that did enormous harm to our socie
camp call the obama hug. i've been boot camping for five years. >> >> jennifer: when they greet each other? >> rhetorically speaking, he always hugs his opponent. he always says something nice. when jon huntsman got into the race for president obama said he was a great advocate for the country as an ambassador for china. we're really not so different. abraham lincoln who campaigned on don't change horses in the middle of the stream. obama is saying we're both going in the same direction. partisans hate it. but independents love it and that's why his support went up among independents. that's why people still believe that obama leads in the category of who cares about the problems that people like me -- that's why the medicaid moms are going to trust barack obama. >> jennifer: let me play you quickly a sound byte from that -- democrats passing obama care. take a quick listen. >> romney: instead of bringing america together and having a discussion on this important topic, you pushed through something that you and
it or not the first time they've seen barack obama in four years and the first time they've seen mitt romney. >> we watch this stuff all the time. >> bill: that debate was not for us. it was for the undecideds. >> not to say -- for example, my wife is not an undecided voter but she doesn't follow this stuff as closely as we did so we sat down to watch it together and 30 minutes in, she looks at me and she's not a very political person and she looks at me, what is he doing? he's not winning this debate. he's not coming off very well. and so you know, it is not just something that we're in a bubble and we follow this all the time. he really didn't do a good job. >> bill: no. i think people were waiting for him. they would hear romney say something and they were waiting for him -- again i keep coming back to that -- >> i'm still waiting for it. >> bill: i keep coming back to the $716 billion. it drove me freakin' crazy! because i know that it's phoney-baloney. it's been called phoney-baloney by politifact and "the washington po
see another four years in office. michelle obama has won the "family circle" magazine presidential cookie bake-off. the magazine does this every four years for white and dork chocolate chip cookies. peter, you remember we talked about these. she won with 52% of reader's votes beating out ann romney's m&m cookies with 48%. >> john: were they -- >> recipes in the magazine. which one would you rather eat? >> john: she had a white chocolate -- >> white and dark chocolate. >> john: ann romney had m&m. it works itself out all around. that's exciting. do you ever feel like it is too wonky talking about these policy issues? >> no. >> john: good. >> by the way, i was all for ann romney's recipe. >> yeah, you were. >> john: that's because you hate barack obama because you're a racist. you hated michelle's cookies. what's wrong with you? >> it seems fitting that -- >> john: i don't want michelle obama's socialist cookies no. >> that's a painfully accurate accurate -- >> john: michelle obama with her sleeves
today all saying question not afford four more years with president obama in office. one ad targets nevada voters and features greg anthony who was born in the state. another focuses on unemployment and foreclosures in ohio. and this one. >> over $0.30 of every dollar obama spends is borrowed much of it from countries like china. he is not just wasting money, he is borrowing it and then wasting it. >> that is a huge romney talking point and really one of the only plans we have heard from him is if he is elected we'll crack down on trade. he brought that up on wednesday's debate when he said every federal program will have to pass a test. it is worth borrowing money from china to pay for it. yes, china does hold large amount of u.s. debt but its stake is only 8%. we owe two-thirds of our debt right back to the federal government. romney is also focusing on messages that president obama will raise taxes on middle class by about $4,000 per family. but the obama campaign is firing back and saying that study has nothing to do with the president's policies. fact the presi
of the candidates and barack obama? barack obama had by far the hardest media coverage. so they sit around and four years they claim the media is rigging the election. here is my question how did george bush get elected twice if the media rigs the election. >> jennifer: but you have to admit that somebody who is not affiliated with either side of the aisle, that look at this and the right is complaining, the left is complaining. where do they debt an honest assessment? >> campaigns that are not doing well, get bad press. if you run bad campaigns, you get bad prez -- press. just watch the news itself. unless it's fox news most of the coverage is very straightforward, and you can tell who is telling the truth and who isn't. >> jennifer: eric boehlert, senior fellow of media matters for america, thank you so much for joining us inside "the war room" this evening. coming up digging up dirt on mitt romney is a hard job but somebody has to do it, and that's brett ehrlich. he's next. jennifer speaks truth to power. >>the bottom line is we need an amendment. >>now it's your tu
on the campaign trail yesterday. >> obama: it took a bunch of years to get us into this mess it will take a bunch more to get us out. >> romney: i will make sure the young people of today have great jobs and a bright future. >> sure, great jobs in china. >> stephanie: yeah, and by cutting student loans and pell grants. >> i'll make sure to do it. don't ask me how. >> stephanie: no. >> he gets angry when you ask him now. >> stop it! >> this country is ready for a turn around. [ cheers ] [ applause ] >> this country is ready -- [ cheers and applause ] >> this country is ready for mitt romney. [ cheers and applause ] >> stephanie: oooooooooh. >> ann romney: stop it. >> stephanie: she is warm. >> this is hard. you want to try it get in the ring. this is hard. >> stephanie: even eskimos go oh icy. did we pull up another cartoon by our favorite cartoonist. >> i haven't posted it yet. >> stephanie: okay. he is funny. everybody calm down we're not going to run out of bacon. >> oh, thank god. >> stop it. just stop it. >> ann romney: stop it. >> stephanie: economies have stepped forward
, 4.1 million jobs were lost in the last year of the bush presidency so president obama as in fact made up for all of the jobs lost under george w. bush -- made up for all of the jobs losted under president bush and adds jobs on top of that. there is no doubt about it that the president can take credit for creating jobs where mitt romney never did. the headline in the "new york times," obama's jobs number still beats his predecessor. 866-55-press. a long way to go still, unemployment is still too high. there are a lot of public sector jobs being cut because of budget cuts, but the private sector remains strong. manufacturing jobs are starting to come back and president obama bring jobs back to this country. the obama economy is working. it's just taking longer than any of us would like. the times last wednesday, this headline from the "new york times," auto sales, the highest in five years. the fiscal cliff is still looming, but those worries don't seem to be slowing down auto sales. autos flew off the hot at the highest rate in four years. 1.9 million cars, trucks
♪ ] >> romney: hope has not been a strategy. >> i've been waiting for 20 years for this speech. >> he has made mistakes. >> it all seems abstract. >> obama: the united states has conducted an operation that killed osama bin laden. >> i acknowledge the president's success and i think he has every right to take credit. >> this president's policies have not been equal to global leadership. >> obama campaign releasing a new ad. >> reckless, amateurish. >> he has been erratic. >> a new poll showing romney slightly ahead. >> the new poll. >> conservatives are saying we're not going fight with him now. we're going to wait until after the election. >> cenk: now, you all remember the good ol' days, before the first presidential debate when president obama was comfortably up. in a gallup poll he was up by five points. and a certain talk show host made this prediction. >> so barring a major miracle i'm calling the election right now. it's already over. >> cenk: oops. the gallup poll out today 47%-47%. for those of you math-challenged, that would be a tie. what did i say again? it's already over. >> cenk:
the breaks he wants that could actually fund pbs for 500 years. that's republican priority. now when we come back did president obama take it easy on mitt romney because fox news and conservatives kept calling him an angry black man? really interesting conversation. we'll have that when we return. >> jim, you may want to move on to another topic but i would say this to the american people. >> obama does not have the latitude that white guys who start you morning with a daily dose of politics from a fresh perspective. >>i'm a slutty bob hope. the troops love me. >>only on current tv. home of the brave. ♪ ♪ it's where fear goes unwelcomed... ♪ ♪ and certain men... find a way to rise above. this is the land of giants. ♪ ♪ guts. glory. ram. [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] if you didn't notice, this week fox news and a lot of visit websites went crazy over the exclusive video clip they have ofof president obama that they found. except it wasn't exclusive and they ran it back in 2004 when he said it, and they ran it the last campaign, but they are what they are and they do it for a reason
said the thing about sending jobs overseas romney said i have been in business 25 years. i have no idea what you are talking about, maybe i need a new accountant. i wanted him to say oh so you would have taken that deduction. and obama could have turned to help out the people running for senate and house. >> stephanie: all right. could have should have would have -- >> i know. >> next week's format is townhall and obama really shines in that format. >> stephanie: my favorite post of rude this week is entitled simply "paul ryan is a little bitch." >> isn't that wonderful edsy. [ buzzer ] >> stephanie: you wrote paul ryan appeared on fox, quote, unquote, news ryan was there because at in point in the election cycle, romney's job is to be the little bitch. [ applause ] >> stephanie: he's true. he is a little high pitched already, isn't he? >> he is. and that's what is going to be fun. i hope they release the biden on on thursday night. just tell him, you know what joe, just take this punk down. >> stephanie: yeah. >> that would be beautiful. the delicate work th
released 11 or 12 years when he set the standard. >> if i was barack obama, i would remind the american people that we have employers who will require a drug test. we have employers that will ask for your facebook password. we have all kinds of standards that employers require of us that you would think actually seem more invasive to me rather than simply showing us that you pay taxes and you're within the law for the next 10 years or so. my personal opinion is we need a bill that says that when you take the nomination for your party, your tax returns become public records. >> i think you're right paul. i don't think that will ever happen in a free society. i don't think you can make that law in a free society. i thank you for the call. i remind you mitt romney gave john mccain 22 years of tax records which tells me he's much more enthusiastic about being vice president. it's the bill press show. we'll be right back. dose of politics from a fresh perspective. >>i'm a slutty bob hope. the troops love me. >>only on current tv. >> this is the bill press show. i'm john fugelsang. we are bac
your plan for straight four years. and it didn't work. median income failed. isn't that true, mr. obama. >> what kind of finishing school did you go to governor? the idea here is that my plan did work. there are more people working than when i took office. there are more people who got tax breaks in the middle class. >> cenk: yeah, the rich. >> and are you listening? governor? in the middle class $3,600 average per family in the middle class, and we are in a continued wave of recovery. the people see it working. you haven't given us a plan either about what you're going to do. at least we know my plan and we know it's working. >> cenk: we do know your plan, and look, i like you. i would like to go to dinner with you and share a burger with you. >> i can't afford to eat there. >> cenk: the reality is not who is nicer we need a serious man for serious times and i think you have failed. >> i don't think i have, and i don't think the middle class will think that i have, governor. the other thing i would do, governor, i would go to the center and not talk from the left. i would go to the cen
. hi heidi. >> caller: hi. i love you guys. i have listened to you for about eight years. >> stephanie: thank you. >> caller: i was calling because i wanted to say obama -- everything is turning around right now in the economy. and i want him to be in office for he can take the credit for what he has done. >> stephanie: exactly. i'm surprised that mittens hasn't taken credit for the drop in the unemployment rate as well. >> yeah. >> stephanie: do you have it? >> yeah. >> stephanie: a lot of people like big bird you know? [ mocking laughter ] ♪ i like big bird and i cannot lie, you other brothers cannot lie ♪ ♪ cookie monster just can't go on ♪ ♪ i like big bird and i can't deny ♪ [ mocking laughter ] [ applause ] >> stephanie: thank you, rocky mountain mike. sue in rockville, maryland. you are on the "stephanie miller show." good morning sue. >> caller: good morning. yesterday they stated took 13 hours to really fire back at romney. but now that romney is a moderate my two questions are what are the tea baggers going to do? and what about his tax returns? >
, and that's been brought to us by the kind of tax policies that romney now is at very kateing and that obama has kept in place by keeping those budget-busting bush tax cuts as part of our system these four years. neither one of them will talk about our incarceration rate in this country. it's a huge problem. we have 2--almost 2.4 million people behind bars and there are racist implication there is with the war on drugs, which is a completely failed policy. neither of these parties will talk about it, but it impacts millions of people. we have a half million people now in prison and jail because of drug offenses. when the war on drugs was first commenced, there were fewer than 40,000, now there are over 500,000 people behind bars. three out of four people, although blacks and whites do drugs at the same rate. the studies show that. three out of four people imprisoned on drug offenses are black people. 50%-- >> cenk: we're out of time, but i got to ask you one more question. president obama is he a liberal a centrist or in your opinion is he right wing. >> i think he's way right of center. thi
for years. since 2000 he's played al gore, jon lieberman, john kerry and john edwards and now president obama. pretty malleable guy. he's reportedly been helping romney work on not getting overly defensive which is his weak point. he then tends to say things he wishes he hadn't. everyone has an opinion as to what to look for tonight. prettyies could -- politico has five things. first, can romney get aggressive without attacking. last thing he wants to do is come across snide or smug. how hard can the president push without getting too negative. he's not a big romney fan. we'll see if he can mask that true contempt. how will they handle the 47% libya, has the president had enough time to debate prep and five, will clinton come up? interesting choice for politico. we'll be right back. >>i feel like i don't even know you. >>just stay on your side of the screen, okay? >>brought to you by geico. 15 minutes could save 15% or more on car insurance. visit geico.com for a free rate quote. you'd spot movement, gather intelligence
. >> it turns out 2 plus 2 is 17 after all-all. >> fox has had this problem for months, most of the year they've had this very serious problem where they have what appears to be a legitimate polling operation and time and again whether it is obama's approval rating or hitting obama up against romney, time and again consistently, they've shown obama doing well. fox has been in the corner not knowing what to do. this has gone on all year. they bury the polls and look for the silver linings but now it is incredibly embarrassing because they're telling all of the viewers, none of the polls can be trusted and -- >> stephanie: i can't blame them. >> how would you like to be the head of polling at fox news and -- >> stephanie: i have more bad news. >> telling the viewers you're a schmuck and you don't know what you're doing. >> stephanie: i can't wait for election night. it turns out everything we've been saying is -- do not believe us. >> bouquet of flowers as an apology. >> they have to. poor karl rove will be tearing his
to welcome into "the war room," the legendary gloria steinem who's endorsed president obama's re-election campaign. thank you so much for joining us inside "the war room." >> thank you. >> jennifer: so how did we come to a point 236 years into our nation's history when one gender so overwhelmingly sides with a single party and really, i would love your take on what does that mean for our democracy? >> i think what we're seeing now is that the republican party has been taken over by a backlash against all of the social justice movements. against the women's movement. against the civil rights movement, the gay and less lesbian movement. actually, i would like to say especially to my republican women friends these folks are not republicans. a lot of them used to be democrats. and started to lead the republican party when the civil rights act of 1963 passed and so on. so my -- really what's happened is that one party has campaigned against women you know. women have responded to that. >> jennifer: so you're stumping for
. even if things are economically tough, we're better off than we were four years ago when we were staring into the precipice of our impending doom. second, by using facts, i tried to show their attacks on president obama's policies are simply wrong. their views about the role of government in the economy simply don't hold up under the slightest scrutiny. and third, i tried to show how our current politician and even the individual mandate for health insurance do, in fact, fit neatly into the vision of the nation as the founding fathers and our constitution. the result quite frankly was to convince not a single member of their camp. perhaps that's not surprising given the rather fractured and polarized nature of our politics but it was troubling to me. facts simply bounced off of them. in the beckian world view, fear runs rough shod over truth and absurd claims about the role of government pass off as an ideological construct. whohow do you debate that? thank goodness for the first amendment. that's my view. you'd s
there is an effort by the obama campaign to say look, you've been working on the issues for four years. you know them inside and out. you know debates. focus on trying to have a good time. enjoy yourself. both campaigns are suggesting they think that the first debate may be not so -- it may be like john mccain and barack obama four years ago. the first debate was the first letdown. a lot of wonkiness. they didn't go after each other very hard. they were a little bit nervous in feeling each other out. >> eliot: the notion they would enjoy it, i can tell you i've been through debates nothing on term with that, you don't enjoy it. there are butterflies in your stomach when you walk out there. you know the campaign potentially rests on every utterance you make. there is the his tansey -- hesitancy no matter how skilled you may be, there is a hesitancy and a fear. that's unavoidable. >> how do you deal with glenn beck who is a master of television regardless of what people may think about him. they're using a nice picture of you g
a listen to a small part of what he said. >> obama: the man on stage last night, he does not want to be held accountable for the real mitt romney's decisions and what he's been saying for the last year. and that's because he knows full well that we don't want what he's been selling for the last year. [ cheers & applause ] >> obama: governor romney may dance around his positions but if you want to be president you owe the american people the truth. >> jennifer: now arguably, he should have been talking like that on the stage last night or have gone after it but he didn't. so do you think that it's important for the president today to stoke the fires of his supporters after their dreams were doused last night? >> well, he almost has to but the problem, of course, is that it's such a contrast between yesterday and today that it almost exacerbates the problem or draws more attention to it. and of course, it's funny. he's talking about the romney who showed up to debate there because a lot of us who were watching the d
and barack obama has not had one for four years, and it was obvious he wasn't used to it. his body language was horrible. the fact he dropped his head, and he looked like a whipped dog to me. >> stephanie: uh-huh. >> but they can adjust this. they can fix it and it's like i said their strategy was, don't lose what we got. and it never works in politics don't lose what we have already got never works. if the other guy is coming at you, and you are just on the defense. it's obvious you are just trying to hang on to what you got. >> stephanie: yeah, the president is pulling so far ahead in so many polls, and mitt romney has had such a disastrous two months do you think the president felt like he didn't have to fact check him again? >> who knows. the whole point is they were on defense and you can't go there. i would have tried to have buried him last night, and tried to end it you know, right there. make the rest of the debates completely inconsequence shall and just take him down, but they chose not to do that. it was their strategy. >> stephanie: now, mud the last debate is for
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